Latvia in brief - 2003-11-20

  • 2003-11-20
Thirty-five Latvian soldiers returned home after serving as peacekeepers in the Polish controlled section of Iraq. A larger group of 104 soldiers is expected to return to their homeland in February next year. The government has already rotated out members of its officer corps. Latvia currently has 113 soldiers serving in the Mideast country.After their unexpected 1-0 loss to Latvia, Turkey's soccer players apparently started a fight with security officers at the Skonto stadium. Latvian players said there had been some sort of tussle in the tunnel with security forces, though no one could sa...
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